Tex-Mex Sausage and Scrambled Eggs

Tex-Mex Sausage and Scrambled Eggs

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs.

This breakfast is packed with calories and protein to provide a significant amount of energy to help start your day.

Prep time: 15 minutes




  1. In a medium bowl, beat eggs and heavy whipping cream with a wire whisk until well blended.
  2. Add cooked sausage, tortillas, cheese, and chopped vegetables to the egg mixture and stir until blended.
  3. In a nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat.
  4. Add egg mixture to skillet.
  5. As the eggs begin to set, stir the eggs slightly so that the uncooked portion flows to the bottom.
  6. Cook until the eggs are no longer runny, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  7. Garnish with cayenne pepper to taste.

Serves: 1

Serving size: 1½ cups

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
591 calories
29 g protein
43 g fat
825 mg sodium
297 mg calcium

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
Serve with toast and lots of butter.

Reviewed by: Rupal Christine Gupta, MD

Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

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